digital desk, Beijing. After a journey of 1035 km, the first freight train of the Sino-Laos Railway carrying natural rubber material and other goods, departing from Vientiane in Laos, arrived at Wangqiang Central Station in Khunming, Yunnan on the evening of 5 December.
At 10:30 in the morning of December 6, Yunnan’s Agricultural Reform Group held the transfer ceremony of the natural rubber material of the first train (Vientiane-Khunming) of the China-Laos Railway at the stop platform.
It is reported that this time the cost of natural rubber material on the first freight train of China-Laos Railway is 10 million yuan. They are one of the products by Yunnan’s Agricultural Reform Group to vigorously enhance industrial cooperation with Laos, including natural rubber, and to implement comprehensive agricultural development.
In line with the Belt and Road Initiative and the plan to make Yunnan a oriented center for South Asia and South-East Asia, Yunnan’s Agricultural Reform Group began to develop the rubber industry in Laos with local villagers from 2006, and Laos Agriculture and Jointly with the Ministry of Forestry established the rubber industry research institute project with an investment of more than 60 million yuan.
Through the development of specialized industries, economic and social development was promoted and the local villagers were helped out of poverty. So far, the total invested more than 1.5 billion yuan and the foreign assets reached 1 billion 46 million yuan.
(courtesy- China Media Group, Beijing)
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